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Deena Kastor is out, and I have never admired her more

Did you guys hear that Deena Kastor sidelined herself from the Olympic Marathon Trials this weekend? It must be absolutely heartbreaking to pull out of such an important race so close to race day. 217 more words

Deena Kastor withdraws from Olympic marathon trials

Deena Kastor won’t try to make history at the U.S. Olympic marathon trials on Saturday.

Kastor, 42 and the last U.S. woman to earn an Olympic marathon medal (bronze, 2004), will not contest the 26.2-mile race in Los Angeles due to a recent glute muscle strain. 204 more words



Twice in recent men’s U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials history the weather has been a significant factor.  This coming Saturday in Los Angeles that number will jump to three as temperatures in LA have been forecast for the low-70sF (21C) at the 10 a.m. 1,401 more words

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U.S. Olympic marathon trials women’s preview, contenders

In a contrast from the men’s race, the U.S. Olympic women’s marathon trials outlook is not all that different from four years ago.

In 2012,  1,072 more words


DAILY QUOTE 02.07.15

“I’ve always taken the philosophy that you have to dream a little in this sport. If you stay in your comfort zone, you’re not going to do anything special.”

– Deena Kastor


DAILY QUOTE 12.24.15

“As athletes, we have ups and downs. Unfortunately, you can’t pick the days they come on.”

– Deena Kastor


Weekend Recap: Runner's World Half & Festival

I have to admit, I’m still on a bit of a high from the weekend, even though my body feels like it was put through a meat grinder!  766 more words

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